Build An Author Business
Build An Author Business
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Plan for Success in the Children's Book Business!

ABOUT THIS MINI-CLASS

In this intensive, you'll learn business basics and children's industry numbers to help you choose your own business model. Once you have a model, you can formulate a strategy for the phase you're in (pre-published or published) and tactics to help you intentionally develop the career you want to have.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Lesson 1: Business Basics

  • Learn the five pillars of business and how to apply them to your author's business. Identify your three customers, their desires, and the problems you can solve for them.

Lesson 2: The Book Business and the Children's Book Industry

  • You need to understand both business models (traditional publishing and self-publishing) to make good business decisions. Take a look at the numbers and responsibilities you'll take on with both models.

Lesson 3: How to Build an Author Business

  • Plan your author or author/illustrator journey. Learn what you're getting yourself into so that you'll have realistic expectations and understand your options.

Lesson 4: Business Strategy and Tactics

  • Learn the best business strategy and tactics for the phase you're in of the business model that you've chosen. This is something you can adjust as you move from one phase to the other. In this lesson, you'll also make a plan for your value ladder (how you can give your customers more value) based on your strengths.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Arree Chung is an award-winning author/illustrator of Mixed and the founder of Storyteller Academy. Arree's Ninja! series has received starred reviews from Kirkus and School Library Journal. Kirkus also gave a starred review to Mixed, which recently won the FCGB award. Today Arree lives a creative life, making stories for children. Arree spends most of his time making picture books, writing middle-grade novels, and sharing his love for art, design, and storytelling with kids and dreamers everywhere.